Common Name: Pawpaw

  • Habit: Tree
  • Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Average, Moist
  • Height:15-30′
  • Flower: Maroon, Apr
  • Fruit: Yes, Nearly round 1″ yellow-green fruit with edible fleshy pulp
  • Fall Color: Yes
  • Natural Habitat: Floodplain/Marsh, Bottomland Deciduous Forest
  • Larval host for: Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)

SKU: asi_tri_000 Category:
Asimina triloba is an upright tree with an oval crown. Reddish-brown flowers give way to green-yellow fleshy edible fruits somewhat like papaya. Fruits can be made into jams and attract birds and other wildlife. Foliage turns yellow in fall.

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